Marcano picks up All-ECAC First Team honors

Marcano picks up All-ECAC First Team honors

DOVER, Del. – Senior catcher Nina Marcano earned All-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South First Team honors, as announced by the conference on Thursday.

Marcano led the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) with 21 stolen bases. Marcano ranked third in the conference in RBIs (45), batting average (.452), tied for fourth in hits (57), tied for fifth in homers (6) and seventh in on-base percentage (.490). She was twice named the Fastpitch News National Player of the Week in 2017. Marcano holds Wesley career records in runs scored, hits, runs batted in, triples and stolen bases. She also has single-season records in triples, hits and runs batted in. Earlier this week, Marcano was named to the All-Atlantic Region Second Team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Earlier this month, she received All-CAC First Team accolades.

It is the first time a Wesley softball player has earned ECAC postseason honors since Ashlyn Booth in 2012.

The Wolverines finished the 2017 season 21-17 overall and 5-9 in the CAC.